How safe are the card details you share at a hotel?


Today your debit or credit card is accepted in places of all type – from your hair dresser to your hotel. Most of us hardly think twice before flipping out our card and handed it to the cashier at the desk.

But perhaps it’s time for a rethink, and to ask that crucial question, how safe is my card?

No, I don’t mean that your card could be swiped twice or that the commercial establishment may misuse your card details. What you do need to be concerned about however is whether the card data stored by the commercial establishment are safe with them or not. Read more

Published in: 4Hoteliers

By: Lilian D’Costa

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About hospitalitytechnology

Technology is making greater and greater inroads into our lives. Right from when we wake up in the morning to when we head to sleep – we cannot imagine a life without the gadgets and gizmos that make life easy and interesting. When we travel and stay in hotels, our expectations are no different. We expect all the technological amenities we easily access at home if not more. The hospitality industry in increasingly accessing technology to wow guests, optimize their use of manpower, control hotel functions in an integrated manner and on the whole reduce costs while increasing efficiency. This blog is meant to track these technological changes happening in the hospitality sector. The growing move towards sophisticated hotel ERP, the growing use of cloud computing, the rapidly changing customer facing devices – smart phones and iPads, the increasing security concerns and more. Expect to find interesting articles, whitepapers, thoughts, and observations. Feel free to comment and even mail us content that you don’t mind posted here. Happy reading!
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